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American Legion State Headquarters

14 1st Ave SE, Codington County Courthouse, PO Box 67

P: 605-886-3604; F:886-2870

watertownsd.com/list/member/american-legion-state-headquarters-watertown-75

Men & women, who served during war-time conflict, will be considered for temporary financial aid.. This is a program which covers the basic needs of children; families without children will not be considered. If eligible, help is received in the form of a grant which does not need to be paid back.

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Codington County Veteran's Office

125 S. Broadway, Codington County Courthouse

P: 605-882-6289; F: 605-882-6392
veteran@codington.org
codington.org/veteran-service/

The Veteran's Service Officer provides expert claims service to every eligible Codington County veteran and his/her dependents and survivors; they also aid the veteran in understanding entitlements, which can minimize the burden of health and economic stress, and they process the necessary forms for Federal as well as State Veteran benefits. Call prior for an appointment.

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Codington County Welfare Office

14 1st Ave SE, Codington County Courthouse

605-882-6286
codwelfare@codington.org
www.codington.org/welfare/

Assist with rent, utilities, medical, and offer prescription discount card for those who meet the qualifications. Interested parties need to apply through the county.

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Codington County WIC Office - Community Health Office

104 1st Ave NW

605-882-5177

wicprograms.org/li/codington_county_wic_office_57201

Supplemental food program available to pregnant or nursing women infants, and children under age 5, who meet income guidelines and have medical and nutritional needs. FB page- South Dakota WIC Program

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Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP)

7 8th Ave SE
Cindy Raml
605-886-7674
craml@interlakescap.com
www.interlakescap.com

A community based non-profic organization which serves primarily low-income families and senior citizens in a 14-county area of East Central South Dakota. We administer a variety of programs supported through grants, donations, and other community resources to assist participants and their communities to achieve full potential.

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LSS Consumer Credit Services

1424 9th Ave SE #7
Mary K.Johnson
605-882-2740 or 1-800-568-7116

www.lsssd.org

Consultation on personal finances, establish personal spending & debt management plan, student loan counseling, financial education, debt and credit education, and home buyer/owner education. CFR is dedicated to educating consumers on financial fitness, housing issues and the wise use of credit.

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Salvation Army

621 4th St SE
Shannon Schafer
605-886-4030


Assist with rent, utilities, prescriptions, gas, meals, motel rooms, and vouchers for the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Hours by appointment are Monday-Friday 9am-3pm.

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SD Department of Social Services - Economic Assistance

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300

605-882-5000 or 1-866-239-6787 Fax: 605-882-5045
DSSRegion5EA@state.sd.us
dss.sd.gov/findyourlocaloffice/listings.aspx#watertown

Provides medical, nutritional, financial, and case management services to promote the well-being of lower income families, children, people with disabilities, and the elderly.

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Social Security Administration

514 Jenson Ave SE

888-737-1763 or 800-772-1213

www.ssa.gov

Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm Wed: 9am - noon Provides continuing income to a person or family when earnings stop or are reduced due to disability, retirement or death.

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Suzanne Jacobson Foundation -Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation

401 9th Ave NW

605-882-7631

www.prairielakes.com/images/pdfs/SJM_Fund_2011.pdf

The SJMF can assist with funds for medical bills for an individual or family, who undergoes a lengthy or unexpected illness or injury. Funds could also be used to assist with travel expenses to enable family members to stay near a loved one.